Is Help Scout Down?
Current Help Scout Status: up

Status History

We've been monitoring Help Scout since January 31, 2017. Here's the history of service outages we've observed from the Help Scout status page:

Recent Help Scout Outages and Issues

Follow the recent outages and downtime for Help Scout in the table below.

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Start Time Type Length Message Details
March 31, 2021 17:27 UTC WARN 35 minutes Connections Issues Investigating - We’ve been alerted to a problem with Help Scout - we’re investigating. Mar 31, 13...
March 10, 2021 11:57 UTC WARN about 1 hour Search and Folder Issues Investigating - We’ve been alerted to a problem with Help Scout - we’re investigating. You may se...
February 26, 2021 15:02 UTC WARN about 1 hour Login Issue Investigating - We’ve been alerted to a problem with Help Scout, specifically for logging in to t...
February 18, 2021 17:03 UTC WARN 19 minutes Issues with Beacon Chat Update - We are continuing to investigate this issue. Feb 18, 11:59 EST
February 03, 2021 06:32 UTC WARN about 7 hours Email delays Investigating - We've been alerted to a problem that may be affecting outgoing emails for some ac...
2021-04-14 02:12:00 +0000 UTC UNKNOWN X minutes in, downtime, go, will, the, about, here, question, and Information each, to, more, so, downtime, see, and, sign, information, in, sign, about, be, outage, of, you, will, here, displayed, Details, details, once, and in
2021-04-14 02:12:00 +0000 UTC UNKNOWN X minutes go, question, downtime, will, about, Information, in, here, and the about, once, downtime, information, so, outage, here, sign, be, Details, more, and, in, details, will, each, see, you, in, of, displayed, sign, and to
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Supported Features

We support the following features in our integration with the Help Scout status page:

  • Down Notifications

    If Help Scout is having system outages or experiencing other critical issues, red down notifications appear on the status page. In most cases, it means that core functions are not working properly, or there is some other serious customer-impacting event underway.

  • Warn Notifications

    Warn notifications are used when Help Scout is undergoing a non-critical issue like minor service issues, performance degradation, non-core bugs, capacity issues, or problems affecting a small number of users.

  • Differentiates Maintenance Notices

    Help Scout posts separate notifications for planned maintenance work. StatusGator will notify subscribers when Help Scout enters a pre-planned maintenance window, keeping you up to date.

  • Proactive Maintenance Monitoring

    If Help Scout publishes praoctive maintenance events on their status page, StatusGator will collect information about these events. Proactive maintenance events can be viewed within StatusGator and optional reminders of maintenance events can be configured to notification channels.

  • Status Overview

    When Help Scout posts issues on their status page, we collect the main headline message and include that brief information or overview in notifications to StatusGator subscribers.

  • Status Details

    When Help Scout has outages or other service-impacting events on their status page, we pull down the detailed informational updates and include them in notifications. These messages often include the current details about how the problem is being mitigated, or when the next update will occur.

  • Component Status Filtering

    Because Help Scout has several components, each with their individual statuses, StatusGator can differentiate the status of each component in our notifications to you. This means, you can filter your status page notifications based on the services, regions, or components you utilize. This is a very useful feature for complex services with many components or services spread out across many regions.

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Is Help Scout down today?

According to its status page Help Scout is currently up. You can check the most recent events in the 'Recent Outages and Issues' section above.

How can I get notified when Help Scout is not working or having outages?

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How can I find out if Help Scout is having issues?

There are two main options: You can check the Help Scout status page or you can subscribe to StatusGator for free alerts and notifications when their status page changes.

Help Scout status page says the service is up, but I'm having issues. What's wrong?

There may be several reasons for that:

  • An outage that hasn't been communicated yet via the Help Scout status page.
  • Some local issues with a small group of accounts on the service side.
  • Technical issues on your side, or problems with your software or ISP.
  • A misconfiguration on your side.

We recommend contacting Help Scout customer support while checking everything on your side. You can also try Tweeting at them via @helpscout on Twitter. Or visit their official status page or website:

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